New Richmond News
Over the weekend, Saturday, Oct. 24, we hosted our annual Haunted Library event. This year over 120 children and their parents walked through a very family friendly haunted library. Kids collected treats and magic words as they walked through the library that was totally transformed for the evening. A special thanks to everyone who attended and to everyone who helped out with the event this year!
Somerset and New Richmond Fire Departments held open houses earlier this month which brought out the community.
Somerset and New Richmond schools took part in the International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 7.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and promote the importance of early detection. To show our support, during the week of October 11-17, Westfields Hospital and Clinic -- along with the Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin are illuminating the building wiht the color pink.
It’s been one year since Grace Place Shelter opened its doors in New Richmond. Grace Place Shelter has been operating as a homeless shelter for 14 years but last year, because of the rising demand for shelter, moved into the New Richmond community and a much larger space. Last October, 14 residents were moved from Somerset to New Richmond.
The City of New Richmond is beginning the public engagement process for its 2016 Street and Utility Projects by holding a series of public open house meetings, some of which will be held directly along the streets that will see improvements in the upcoming year. The first public open house will be held Thursday, Oct. 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m., along Paperjack Drive, just to the west of the intersection with Hallewood Boulevard.
An exceptional presentation To the Editor: ARTICLE 9 SECTION 3 of the St. Croix County Handbook states: "Expenses incurred while on County business outside of the St. Croix County border...
United Way St. Croix Valley has named Jean Needham as its interim executive director. Needham was previously United Way’s Resource Development Manager. She is stepping into the new role in the wake of longtime executive director John Coughlin’s passing in August. Needham has an extensive background with nonprofit organizations, including more than 30 years in various management positions with Westfields Hospital in New Richmond.
Progress on the now-delayed St. Croix Crossing bridge and updates on major highway projects in St. Croix County will be among the topics that Wisconsin’s top transportation official will discuss at an upcoming New Richmond Chamber of Commerce “Eggs and Issues” breakfast Wednesday, Oct. 21, at R and D Catering in New Richmond. The event runs from 7:30-9 a.m. The cost is $10 for chamber members, $15 for non-chamber members. Breakfast is included in the cost.
It is like saying goodbye to an old friend. Saying goodbye to 45 years of writing columns for the New Richmond News has been the old friend. But the time...